The Christmas Tree! Some Snippets of History

• The first use of evergreen trees was to celebrate the winter season – and it was before the birth of Christ. • The first decorated Christmas tree was in Riga, Latvia, in 1510. • Cherry and hawthorn trees were also used as Christmas trees before the evergreen was • Christmas tree “lights” made of […]

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Some Signs That Your Tree is Sick!

Unfortunately, homeowners sometimes wait until their tree is obviously sick or dying before calling us in to diagnose the problem and take care of it. Generally, it’s fairly obvious when a tree is in trouble, but not always. Here are some signs to look for: • Discolored Leaves: This is generally the first clue you’ll […]

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I Want to Plant Some Trees On My Property – When Should I Do This?

At Advanced Tree & Landscaping, we can help you chose the right tree for the place you want to put it, as well as plant it for you so that it gets off to a good start in life! We help you take into consideration the type of soil you have, the sunlight, the slope […]

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Suggestions for Fast Growing Shade Trees in Southern Oregon

Do you have a back deck that’s taking a beating from the sun, or a patio that’s sizzling in summer? There are a number of fast-growing shade trees that work well in Southern Oregon! Here are a few we like to recommend; they grow fast, aren’t particularly messy (annoying fruits, etc), they’re hearty, and generally […]

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Checklist For a Healthy Tree!

Without becoming an arborist yourself, here are some general “tips” for estimating the health of your trees, or at least – knowing when you should call us! Take a walk around your property and look at your trees with this prospective and these questions in mind: • Leaf Size: If you have stunted or dwarfed […]

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Growing Fruit Trees – Some Things to Consider

No doubt about it, there’s nothing like a bowl of apples on your table that you’ve picked from your very own tree, and canning your own peach and pear preserves can be a satisfying labor of love! But fruit trees are more time consuming, and have more issues than other trees, and you should be […]

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Do You Love Trees? We Have Some “New” New Year’s Resolutions for You!

Why make the same old resolutions to “lose weight” and “exercise more” year after year? At Advanced Tree & Landscaping, we’d like to suggest that you strike out in a new direction this year, especially if you own a beautiful piece of wooded property, or believe in proactively doing something for the earth! Here are […]

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How to Spot A Hazardous Tree Problem!

It’s not something you think about often, but a tree can be dangerous. Trees and tree limbs can fall, causing injury or damage. These trees are what we call “hazardous,” because they pose an actual risk to people or property. It’s the owner’s responsibility to make sure the trees on the property they own are […]

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Building or Remodeling? Save Your Trees – Talk to Your Arborist as Well as Your Architect and Contractor!

Whenever and where ever there is construction – there is potential for damage to your existing trees! If you are planning to build or remodel on a property with a number of trees, the best idea is to consult with an arborist early in the planning stages. You should let your arborist assess the trees […]

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